• “There are only two types of music.good and bad.”
  • “If you have any requests. keep them to yourselves. we don’t play requests!”
  • “If you work harder than somebody else, chances are you’ll beat him though he has more talent than you.”
  • “If you can play, you can play anything. I don’t like classifications.”
  • “Every drummer that had a name, had a name because of his individual playing. He didn’t sound like anybody else, So everybody that I ever listened to, in some form, influenced my taste.”
  • “I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums, and never mind about the tunes. Just get up there and wail behind whoever is sitting up there playing the solo. And this is what is lacking, definitely lacking in music today.”
  • “I mean, I think I liked every band I ever played in because each band was different, each band had a different concept, and each band leader was different… different personalities and musical tastes.”